Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original postcard negative|
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt|
|Date made||c 1916-1918|
|Copyright holder||Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd|
Portrait of an unidentified Australian soldier wearing a tin helmet and sheepskin vest and mittens to ward off the winter cold. The winter of 1916-17 was one of the coldest on record for over a decade on the Somme.